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Wednesday April 9, 2014

Cal: The University of California - Berkeley is accepting applications for a summer internship position that would work with the Football Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the California Strength & Conditioning Staff implement the off-season program and assist in all departmental functions. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in an exercise science or related course of study and possess a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Potential candidates must also possess the ability to communicate and a have a strong work ethic. There is no monetary compensation. If this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Official start date would be May 26, 2014 and last till July 31, 2014. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Scott Salwasser at .

Prairie View A&M: The Prairie View A&M University Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for two to three motivated individuals who are interested in volunteer internship positions. A bachelor's degree in Health and Human Performance, Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field is preferred but not required. Applicants must be in pursuit of obtaining a CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certification as well as being CPR/First Aid/AED certified. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have strong work ethic, punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily duties will consist of, but are not limited to, aiding the strength and conditioning staff with assessments of student athletes, sitting in on meetings when designing programs, implementation of programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and general maintenance/cleaning of the strength and conditioning facility. Interns will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. There is no monetary compensation for these positions. Start date is June 1, 2014 through the summer. Only those who can stay through the entirety of the summer program will be considered for candidacy for the internship; to apply send a cover letter and resume to Director of Strength and Conditioning, Coach Darius Ducré, via email at

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Southern University (LA): The Southern University Strength & Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Strength and Conditioning internship program. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Potential mentorship opportunity to obtain CSCCa, SCCC certification will be available for some candidates. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology, health and exercise science, kinesiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred but not required but willing to obtain. Start date is June 2, 2014. If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

Mater Dei (Santa Ana, CA): Mater Dei HS is accepting resumes for the position of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. This 12-month full-time position is responsible for developing, organizing and implementing performance development, weight training and conditioning programs to address sport-specific needs. Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience. CSCS Certification or SCCC Certification required. Please send resume to

Campbell (FCS - NC): Campbell University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for the Summer 2014. Internship will begin May 19th and end August 1st. Intern responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to observation of strength coaches, setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, maintenance responsibilities, data entry, clerical duties, active participation in projects and assignments throughout internship, and assisting strength coaches as needed during training sessions. Qualifications: Applicants must be certified or working toward certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation for this position. Accepted applicants may be able to receive college credit and a recommendation for future employment upon completion of the internship. To Apply: Email a letter of application, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to Mike Stryffeler, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at

Monday April 7, 2014

University of San Francisco: San Francisco is looking for an intern for the summer. The Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Intern Coach will report to Assistant Director of Athletic Performance. Responsibilities: Assist with the development and administration of a sound strength and conditioning program, teaching safe lifting and movement techniques and overall supervision of weight room and conditioning sessions. Assist with the implementation and evaluation of Functional Movement Screens for all student-athletes. Collaborate with and assist the Sports Medicine Staff in developing sports specific return to play rehabilitation protocols for injured student-athletes. Assist in evaluation and development of all regeneration programming. Organize and input data for the athletic performance database to ensure accurate reporting of student-athlete progress and planning. Bachelor’s degree required in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related field. Preferred Requirements: Pursuing or completed Master’s degree in Exercise Sports Science or related area; Pursuing or completed certification CSCS, USAW, CSCCa or SCCC. Compensation: 1.) Gaining valuable experience in a Division I Strength and Conditioning department. 2.) Opportunity for a positive professional recommendation. 3.) Athletic gear when available. All interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and professional references to Justin Leach at . No phone calls.

Ole Miss: The Department of Strength and Conditioning (Olympic Sports) at the University of Mississippi is now accepting applications for the summer and fall semesters at this time. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include assisting with supervision of training programs, assisting with daily facility maintenance, and all other departmental functions. Intern qualifications: Punctuality; Strong communication skills; Strong work ethic; Ability to follow directions. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s in Exercise Science or related field; CPR/AED certified; CSCS, SCCC, and/or USAW certification. Interns will receive experience working at the Division 1 level, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please apply at our website via this link. Also, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information to Coach Simmons at:

Friday April 4, 2014

Tiffin: Tiffin University’s football program is seeking interested applicants for summer 2014 strength and conditioning intern. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: (1) Assist the Strength & Conditioning Coach with various duties; (2) Teach and demonstrate proper technique of skills involved in a strength & conditioning program (including dynamic warm-ups, Olympic lifts, plyometrics, and core, balance, speed and agility exercises); (4) and provide supervision of the weight room facility, upkeep and maintain equipment, and perform other duties assigned by Head Strength Coach. Qualifications include: (1)Enrolled in a Bachelor degree program at the junior or senior level status or enrolled in a Master degree program in Exercise Science or related field (2); Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point & Outlook; (3) Passion for sport and the Ideals of the Olympic Movement; (4) Sport experience preferred (i.e., active in competitive/intramural sports); (5) Excellent communication and human relations skills; (6) Demonstrated ability to work in fast paced multi disciplinary team environment; (7)Willingness to participate in the full Intern Program; (8) Preferred recognized national certification in Strength & Conditioning (NSCA, CSCCA, USAW,CSCS); (9) CPR Certification; and (10) Aspire to pursue a career as a strength & conditioning professional . Benefits: Summer housing, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Inquires must be received by May 1, 2013 by sending a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Josh Ison, Head Strength & Conditioning coach via email at or Jen Rosselit at . Please visit this link for more information. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! 

Thursday April 3, 2014

Akron: The University of Akron strength and conditioning program is currently accepting applications for a football only Graduate Assistant position. All applicants must have at least one full year of experience in college strength and conditioning, a bachelors degree in an exercise science related field, CPR certification, CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification, and an endless passion to be a college football strength and conditioning coach. This G.A position will pay a stipend of $6,000/year and tuition for a two year masters degree program. Responsibilities will include assisting with the supervision of football training programs, being directly responsible for lifting groups of up to 12 athletes per session, extensive date entry, and completion of multiple educational assignments. Please email your resume and a list of references to Matt Gildersleeve at

Strake Jesuit College Prep (Houston, TX): Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in Houston, Texas is accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2014 volunteer interns (non-paid). Strake Jesuit is an all-boys college prep high school competing in 13 sports and is a member of the UIL (University Interscholastic League). Intern requirements include either a completed or in final year of completing undergraduate college course work in the following areas: Kinesiology, Health, Physical Education, Exercise Prescription, Nutrition, Sports Studies or Sports Psychology. If completing undergraduate course work, internship can be used for college credit. Interns will take part in the Continuing Education Program and will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and assistant coaches in the training and development of all 13 sports. Interns will be required to work at least 20 hours per week and take part in the overall Mission and guidelines of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. Local candidates are highly desired. Interested candidates please contact Troy Ramsey at

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